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  CW    Eyewitness News Weekend Edition    News  News/Business. Ann  
   Notarangelo, Lawrence Karnow, Kim Coyle. (CC)  

    December 4, 2011
    10:00 - 10:30pm PST  

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49ers clinch a spot in the playoffs. fear lurks for many, visitia >> for the first time in nine years the san francisco 49ers san francisco 49ers pledge of spot in the playoffs. and here are looks for many visiting apart the san francisco destination for the holidays. but noticeable problem for tourists. >> the alternative is to set it up also part, the city that implodes. >> six-figure pensions collected by our rising number of san jose city workers. what's driving the trend in antarctica have on pension reform. the bay area is celebrating tonight. the 40 niners have earned his spot in the playoffs for the first time in nearly the decade. some people doubted. >> the 40 niners were not expected to do anything and they won the super bowl.
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this something magical happening here. the owner was in college at notre dame watching on tv. joe montana and dwight clark at candlestick to watch this generation of 40 niners do something they did 30 years ago. alex and michael crabtree hauling in that one. the 40 niners went 26-to think that the division and securing their first playoff since 2002, now to work on improving their gatorade bath. >> i was fine with it, i have my all-purpose black sweater. no need to change it. it rolls right off of this, incredible fabric. >> the guy is so competitive, he jerks the gatorade dump. it barely touched him. and i gave him hard time about
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the sweatshirt he always wears, it was like ashanti. >> and perhaps jane work should be getting at gatorade bath too because he had an incredible week. not only does he get that into the playoffs as the owner that he gets stadium financing as well. he's the big winner this week. >> i'd all of them following him once again, getting back onto the bandwagon. >> to the big question for many though is how many more games will the niners play at candlestick. now that most of the financing is secured for the new stadium in santa clara, but the south looks more likely. will the fans follow back the spent time with channel six tailgaters. >> tailgating outside at candlestick park. it's the 65 year tradition that may be about to end.
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>> i feel great about it. >> it looks like all the attendant deal. moving to santa clara within the next few years, whether that's opening the orenthal play depends on who you ask. >> without having it right where it was. >> it has to be the next level of excitement. >> santa clara has finally been approved for funding and three banks have pledged to help pay for the native structure. the total price tag is more than the billions. it could be open for the 2015 football season. >> this site has all the demographics. >> she is right, but only one in 10 season ticket holders is from the city of san francisco. >> but a lot of the others are coming from the north end of the yeast. >> we are wondering how much longer this led to archive every sunday. >> speaking of driving fans are hoping the new location will create easier traffic patterns. >> getting out of the stadium as the two hour ordeal. >> to say nothing of the jam
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ups on 101, some say that candlestick is worth it. >> we feel the team is very strong part of the city. >> but either way most are willing to make the track. >> and they are just as good down there as it is here. >> i suspected he is behind bars tonight thanks to the best acting customers at nordstrom in walnut creek. police say brian block of oakland and an accomplice grabbed $10,000 worth of high- end purses and tried making her run for it last night. that's when police say the customer tried to stop him only to be blasted in the face with pepper spray. they then tackle the tackle the black who police they ran to the waiting car. no one was seriously hurt and everything was returned to the store. panhandling is becoming essential part of the life of
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its hills and saw these numbers. but now some businesses are complaining that panhandlers are scaring customers and impacting the bottom line. linda is in times square to explain why. >> the union square business improvement districts that are aggressive panhandling is the number one reason tourists say they will not come back to the city. it's also the reason why san francisco got bumped out of first place as the favorite destination, according to the traveler survey. being second-best is not what businesses around here want. >> among the holiday cheers, and impromptu street corals, it does. >> and the merchants around san francisco's union square are complaining that aggressive panhandling is just getting worse. tourists have definitely noticed. >> there's been a lot of people
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here. it's not very good. >> businesses say that the number one complaint by visitors. many say the reason not to come back here. >> when you have to step over people or have people falling down the street, it does diminish the experience for visitors. >> police have stepped up police patrols during this holiday season and some shoppers crowding the streets say that that they getting bothered them. >> we had one guy asked us for change. but i didn't feel threatened at all. >> i've seen it all in the city and experienced really aggressive panhandling at all. >> from union square businesses are frustrated because there are no easy solutions and in many cases panhandlers are meant with your sometimes chase and shout at people scaring away
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potential customers. they,. >> we need to trust the issue of panhandling. >> so they are working with city officials to come up with some type of campaign to encourage city services and also the people who may be getting an handout, but it isn't the best thing. >> thank you very much. online shoppers get their credit cards or historic workout last week. after supper monday when sales topped $100 million, an analyst for the virtual world as the choppers racked up nearly 6 billion shopping online last week. free shipping appears to be epic draw and accounts for 67% of the sales that was up for just over half of the sales next year. is the story generating
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anger, the local website. some retired employees drawing six-figure pensions. scrutiny is on those who are already cashing in. >> unheard of san jose's retired police officers collect $100,000 year from the city. as more city workers are checking out early for cashing in on that. this week the city council began work on an issue that will cut san jose's pension cost significantly. >> the city begins to look like detroit and we can't allow that to happen here. >> fire chief cut the list of pensioners and according to the paper each cost more than hundred thousand per year. >> i make it darn good living in this area for about half that amount and still be quite comfortable. and you are not even working. >> i think our service will people do it great job but i
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need to get our budget in order. >> there's no doubt that go over the last few years we've not only seen an increase in our pension benefit also the summaries. those who create larger and larger pension benefits for our employees. >> you just let them out of the process. >> this would mean less money out of the officers paycheck from the side of the table, but on the other side of the table that's a lot less money out of tears. >> the city has severely without considering them told us know. we are asking them to negotiate with us and we understand the severity of the issues. >> without involvement of the display bases lawsuits. the council goes to work tuesday to fashion some measure
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of reform to put on the june ballot. >> dozens of people are homeless today after fire tore through an apartment building in san francisco's tenderloin neighborhood. the fire was reported around eight this morning. arthritis of the struggle to keep it contained and raised within the walls of the six story building. for those living in the building they say the experience was terrifying. >> i looked up the bathroom window and there was fire raining down past the window. graphic head and put on whatever i could find and get out. >> no one was seriously hurt. the firefighters quickly prevent anyone's actual apartment for burning that no one is being allowed back in until repairs are made. discarded cigarette is blamed for the higher. another night raid on an occupied convent. and it's the incredibly striking republican candidate build.
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now that herman cain has dropped out, was struggling rivals are doing to watch themselves out of the pack. and california, here they go. why so many people are leaving the state that was once golden. >> warm winds to develop here through the wee hours of the morning. the wind advisory is newspapers thing tomorrow. lucy does details coming your way in just a few minutes. py
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movement. this one, in washington, d-c. police raided the encampment when protestors re >> police have moved in on another occupied event, this
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one in washington dc. police raided the encampment with his reviews of an unfinished wooden structure. it began building yesterday. protesters were warned they will permit to build the structure and we're given an hours notice to take it apart. when they did not officers on horseback the den. 31 people were taken into custody. nava herman cain has exited the race for the presidential nomination, the remaining candidates are scrambling to pick up supporters. but the clear front runner has yet to emerge. >> been suspended by an presidential campaign. >> with herman cain out of the race and its possible endorsement up for grabs is now leading republican newt gingrich had kind was his friend and formal level. >> i think he deserves credit. >> no one has benefited more from canes canes fall than the former house speaker. an poll out of iowa first state
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to cast votes shows him leading with 25% above that ron paul at 18% and romney at 16. even the white house is beginning to take notice. >> i think a lot of people inside the beltway and outside the beltway woke up today to look very different political environment, one in which newt gingrich is very much for real. >> but today on face the nation, robert gibbs, senior campaigned advisor to obama. >> if you don't like where that romney is today, just wait until tomorrow. it's the little bit like the weather. >> with the republican field still in flux right and other candidates are seeing opportunity in his second departure. >> i don't think people have settled down in the final way to decide who they will support the nomination process. >> a lot of his supporters have been calling our office had they been coming over to our
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side. >> newt gingrich has staged remarkable comeback in his bid for the white house. it was about six months ago when many of his top campaign staffers quit by august. his poll numbers were down 3%. >> changes are coming to mail delivery, and among them, no more overnight mail. reeling from the drop in business and financial problems, the u.s. postal service tomorrow what announced changes that will save the possible $3 billion. at the top of the list had to first class mail service starting this spring. for the first time in 40 years there will be no next day delivery. that means slower delivery for things like prescriptions, netflix dvds and check payments. >> so it doesn't matter if there is no more weight. >> no. we are looking at cool temperatures across the bay.
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bursting this one, anakin, temperatures are cool to know tonight that the wind will be back to the wee hours of the morning. it should keep temperatures above the freezing mark. this morning we saw mid and lower 30's here and again around the bay, that dirties there. tonight was the more upper 30's and 40s around the region of the cool temperatures confined to the san joaquin valley, but they will still look at the potential for some frost fair. while the warm-up to the purpose just to chill out after the winds subside. so the wind advisory is up from midnight tonight through 4:00 p.m. tomorrow. at night as the wind settled down, temperatures will tilt once again into the mid and low 40s. they may be looking at patchy fog tomorrow night and tuesday but in the immediate future they have the gusty north easterly winds and this will not be as strong of the wind event.
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as the look out across the bay tonight we see clear skies. slightly warmer by bursting tomorrow morning. the wind advisory through the day, also for fire weather watch in the high country is here and wednesday hills. the dry week ahead, continued mild in the returned project costthey continue to block the jet stream in the offshore waters to need the rain and melting will wind through tonight into tomorrow evening before that windstorm columns down of it. you see the models forecast peeking out about early tomorrow morning around 10:00 a.m. and then beginning to subside through the rest of the day. did you see this blocking high- pressure system begin to weaken and the pattern will change into the weekend. still not looking for any rain.
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and it looks like we were named mostly dry through the week. to disappear with when speaking of bursting in the morning, and a few clouds appear by the weekend, but once again the elephant in the forecast is the missing rain shower activity, which so far has held off. and, it's like we could plan on baby whispering. but so far i would just wrinkle month are typically november and december. >> people once flocked around the country to the golden state were seemingly endless opportunities. but now that all changed. then tracy reports the country's economic collapse has darkened the california dream and worse people to look away from the west. >> as the freelance photographer, the way that does his way around it camera.
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that comes in handy as he sells everything he owns on ebay. >> what will it be like to meet your neighbor? >> it will be rather dramatic. >> it's like someone turned off the spigot. >> but the, boom took place, and the rate is 11.7%. the wind cannot find work and last week the bank foreclosed on his family's home. how do you view it now affects. >> i feel like it's the land we need to get that back out of past. >> 2010 texas gained nearly 75,000 new relatives thought california lost nearly 130,000. the state to state shift in the
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country is people leaving the golden state and headed to the lone star state. this three-bedroom home in los los angeles recently sold for more than $1 million. but yet here in the summer of austin texas is four bedroom homes sold for $80,000. the people who bought it moved from california. >> we visited california quite up to it. >> he he moved his family at computer business. they traded in an apartment for an thousand dollars amount. >> we realized we needed to be the two income family. >> but with no personal income tax in texas, those wife jessica now stays home with their wife. we do it all. and if we lived in california who could not do that. >> get they do with the california weather and the
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ocean. but for now they will trade blue waters for greener pastures. ben tracy, cbs news, austin texas. >> the main act just announced will be performing at the super bowl. we will be right back. including starbucks. it's the way to brew everyone's favorite cup in under a minute. way to brew!
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box office kept "breaking d, part one" at the top of thex office -- for the third ween a row. the latest film of the "twilight" saga took in almt 17-million dollars. last week's runner-up, "the mupp" remained at number two, with 11-million dollars. three other family films, "hugo," "arthur christmas," and "hay feet two" rounded out the tp five. the material girl will rocke super bowl next february. madonna will perform at hale during the super bowl in >> sluggish weekend at the box office. kept breaking dot part one at the top. the latest film of the toilet saw that in almost $70 million. last week the runner-up was $11 million. a few other good films,. the material girl rock next february. madonna will be performing at halftime in los los angeles. nbc will be the announcer during the detroit and new orleans game tonight and madonna will perform with cirque du soleil. the halftime show is the most- watched musical event of the
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from alex smith. kyle williams' touchdown, 26- nothing. the defense turned on and and the rookie, no need for us to dance. he goes to the sideline and the 40 niners are the nfc champ. the click plate for the readers in the nhs days after being arrested on an as gun charge. >> been an altercation. the raiders lose 34-14. they are and it tied with denver for the division league. >> stanford beats its first national title in women's soccer. 's first win in over two years. a lot of droughts ended and
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that will be the team of game day tonight at 11:30. >> all right, i will do it for us. we will see you tonight. ,,,,
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